Category Archives: composition

The strangeness of the tyres…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the sound of an old rattling window frame during a winter storm. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I was walking into town. There was a garage and some waste land. I … Continue reading

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Untitled linocut 2018…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word ‘scathing’. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Damn!… I really must do some more linocuts! I have done only one so far this year – look, here it is: It’s … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard. No. 4668…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s financial forecast is for bunches of certified cheques and crisp large denomination bank notes to feel very nice in the hand, and for coins to be stored away in large jars in dark cellars until … Continue reading

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A photograph with ‘meaning’?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from N F Simpson’s 1958 play A Resounding Tinkle – in this scene the character ‘author’ is discussing theatre criticism: And in this search for a meaning we have some very good allies … Continue reading

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Uncle Dave’s Photo Club…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s interesting fish names are: the antenna codlet, the celebes rainbow fish, the fire bar danio, the mouthbrooder, and the requiem shark. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Good evening everyone, and welcome to Uncle Dave’s Photo Club. Er, Billy, please … Continue reading

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This is not art. No. 31…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: desmid, lazzarone, telestich, prebendal, lavolt, and eccaleobion. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. The professor will conduct … Continue reading

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Mail art postcard. No. 4615…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like a pencil – not many of these were sold, they were far too confusing and annoying when they were placed in people’s pencil boxes. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Aha! Another … Continue reading

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